Employment & Human Resources

We love our employees! Former president of Harvard University Edward Everett said, “Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.” Working together with worthy ideas such as this is at the heart of all we do. We are united in our cause and respectful of our differences.

If you’re interested in joining our talented team as a staff member, volunteer, or substitute teacher, we would welcome the opportunity to discuss it with you.

Employee Benefits

We offer our employees a competitive benefits package. We will provide information regarding benefits during the hiring process. Current employees may contact our carriers directly with questions or concerns regarding benefits.

  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Savings plan
  • Paid time off


Substitute Teachers
Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher
  • Valid Arizona Substitute Teaching Certificate
  • Ability to teach to the Arizona state standards
  • Fingerprint clearance card
  • Proof of MMR immunization

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Making knowledge accessible to all students
  • Developing students' cognitive capacity and respect for learning
  • Fostering students' self-esteem, motivation, and sense of civic responsibility

Paraprofessional Substitute
Position Summary:

  • On-call substitute to cover during staff absences
  • Assist students with special needs
  • Assist teachers in classroom teaching responsibilities

Position Requirements

  • Ability to speak, read, and write in English
  • Related education or experience
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Fingerprint clearance card
  • Proof of MMR immunization

Non-Discrimination Notice

Sonoita Elementary School District #25 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Mary Faley, Superintendent
23 Elgin Rd
(520) 455-5514

For further information on notice of non-discrimination, visit the OCR Complaint Assessment System for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1 (800) 421-3481.

Employment & Human Resources Department Staff

Heidi Gonzales

Heidi Gonzales
Business Manager/Human Resources
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